Contractor Special Security Officer Facility Security Officer

CSSO Security @BAE Systems in Defense , in Security Cleared
  • Rome, New York, United States View on Map
  • Post Date : June 5, 2024
  • Salary: $87,700.00 - $149,100.00 / Yearly
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Job Description

Pay Information: Full-Time Salary Range: $87,700 – $149,100
Clearance Level – Must Be Able To Obtain: Top Secret/SCI Polygraph
U.S. Person Required: Yes
Travel Percentage: <10%
Clearance Level – Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI
Career Level: Experienced
Is Relocation Available: No


Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Join a dynamic and well versed security team that provides support the C4ISR Business Area within BAE Systems’ Electronic Systems sector. The opportunity to be part of the security team, in one of the leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, offers a motivated professional a unique entry point to work across a broad range of activities supporting a diverse portfolio.

BAE Systems is looking to hire a Contractor Special Security Officer (CSSO) who will also server as the Facility Security Officer for programs executed out of the Electronic Systems, Rome, NY site. The CSSO will work closely with security management and assigned program staff on all aspects of special program security.

Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Interpret and enforce government and company security policies and provide direction and guidance to program personnel.
  • Interface with program managers and maintain liaison with US Government Program Security Officers.
  • Provide prime/subcontractor security support and direction including the development and maintenance of DD254’s and security guidance.
  • Develop and revise program level security plans, procedures and instructions.
  • Provide classification guidance to employees, develop and provide security education and awareness training, conduct security briefings, lead security self-inspections and audits, and investigate security incidents.

Support to other security disciplines include: Personnel Security, Physical Security, Information Assurance (IA), Communications Security (COMSEC), Document Control and Visitor Control. Candidate must be able to respond to after hour alarms on a rotational schedule.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years work experience or 9 years of experience in lieu of degree.
  • Active Top Secret clearance

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of executing programs in compliance with ICDs and NISPOM requirements.
  • Ability to apply the foregoing knowledge of government security requirements in a complex multi-level secure environment to ensure program compliance in non-routine situations.
  • Ability to work independently to identify, assess & resolve unique security situations with innovative solutions geared to facilitate contract performance within the bounds of security requirements.
  • Highly proficient written and verbal communication skills with emphasis on clear and cogent presentation of complex information.
  • Ability to manage time, make sound decisions, take independent action, analyze problems, and provide focused solutions.
  • Must have a professional demeanor, good people skills, ability to communicate effectively, and be able to perform in a multi-tasked, dynamic environment.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

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